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Cornelia Meyer

Cornelia Meyer is a business consultant, macro-economist and energy expert.

Twitter: @MeyerResources

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Maintaining the dividend promise of $75bn is a smart move for Saudi Aramco

Resilient, dependable and forward-looking is what comes to mind when looking at Saudi Aramco’s full year results for 2020.

The world’s largest oil company, and its second largest company by market cap after Apple, emerged well from what was the industry’s most challenging year.

March 21, 2021

Caution and vigilance the name of the game at OPEC+ ministerial meeting

Oil prices have been on fire since the fall, with Brent appreciating by more than 70 percent since November. January and February saw the biggest rally during the first two calendar months of any year in the history of the commodity.

March 05, 2021

Short and upbeat meeting of OPEC+ monitoring committee is a promising sign

Wednesday’s meeting of the Joint Ministerial Monitoring Committee (JMMC) of OPEC+, an alliance of OPEC members and 10 other friendly oil-producing nations, was unusually short and unusually sweet.

February 04, 2021

Why vaccine nationalism is a death sentence for millions

At their virtual summit last year, G20 leaders promoted global cooperation in fighting the coronavirus, with particular emphasis on how Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, would support poorer countries in gaining access to vaccines. 

January 30, 2021

Day 2 of the Future Investment Initiative: an economist’s perspective (or what it takes to build better)

The second day of the Future Investment Initiative (FII) investigated what the post-COVID -19 economic future might look like, and presented some bold visions.

January 29, 2021

Day 1 of the Future Investment Initiative: an economist’s perspective

The first day of the Future Investment Initiative (FII) conference in Riyadh made for very compelling viewing, from an economist’s perspective.

January 28, 2021

Protect our precious democracies before it’s too late

Amid the global outrage over events in Washington on Jan. 6, it is important to understand that there was a growing malaise at the heart of many Western democracies long before an angry mob stormed the US Capitol building, and that their discontent has deep roots.

January 16, 2021